About Records and Information Services

Established in 1977, the Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS) preserves and provides public access to historical and contemporary records and information about New York City government. We operate the Municipal Archives, the Municipal Library, and the Records Center. 

Foil Officer

DORIS' Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Officer is Assistant Commissioner Kenneth Cobb.  To file a FOIL request use NYC OpenRECORDS.